WONDER #2769: Who Flocks to the Platte River?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Nebraska is home to many interesting landforms and waterways, including prairies, cornfields, mesas, and rivers.
  2. The sandhill crane is a long, grey-colored bird with red feathers on top of its head.
  3. There are many things to do and see in the state of Nebraska.
  4. The Platte River is a wide, shallow river in Nebraska that hosts a large number of sandhill cranes and other birds on their northward migration each spring.

Question 2 of 3

About ____ percent of the world population of sandhill cranes visit the central region of the Platte River each year.

  1. 10
  2. 55
  3. 80
  4. 98

Question 3 of 3

Which river does the Platte River join at Nebraska’s eastern border?

  1. Ohio River
  2. Missouri River
  3. Mississippi River
  4. Rio Grande River

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